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656 - 19 September 2014: News
Local Transport Today
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Speakers addressed a capacity audience at the London Cycling Show held at Lambeth Town Hall
Deniz Huseyin
The capital’s cycling infrastructure is to set to be transformed, with a host of projects coming to fruition over the next two years. Most... continue
Local Transport Today
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The 100th Bikehangar in Brixton decked out in the colours of the Jamaican flag
Deniz Huseyin
A recurring theme at the London Cycling Show was the need to provide adequate, high quality parking. Lambeth Council sees itself at the forefront of... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Cycling Show, organised by Landor LINKS, inspired a lot of activity on Twitter. Here is a selection of the best tweets posted under the... continue
Categories: Cycling, Greater London
Local Transport Today
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The views of Labour MP Alan Whitehead on car ownership were, according to The Daily Mail, described by transport minister Robert Goodwill as “bonkers”
ON 12 SEPTEMBER Labour MP Alan Whitehead used a column in The Guardian to suggest a somewhat innovative idea. “It may be too fanciful an idea,... continue
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Crossrail for bikes – political dynamite?
“The mayor’s grand plan… for a ‘Crossrail for bikes’ is at a political crossroads,” the BBC’s transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Boris Johnson: backing proposals for a diesel-fuelled vehicle scrappage scheme
Rik Thomas
The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, renewed calls for the scrapping the most polluting diesel cars and giving drivers cash incentives to switch to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Opinions differ as to whether London is on target to improve its air quality to acceptable levels
Over 1,000 local authority vehicles from buses to fire engines will be cleaner and greener after transport minister Baroness Susan Kramer announced... continue
Local Transport Today
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Merseytravel has been awarded £420,000 for emission reducing and fuel saving devices to be fitted to buses across the Liverpool City Region... continue